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Win battles behind closed doors

By Dave Henning / August 13, 2021

“The strongest people in my life are the ones who know how to win battles behind closed doors that no one knows about.  They know how to rise above the hard and pursue the holy.  And they know that bad days do not equal a bad life.”- Nicki Koziarz “I do not seek to understand […]


Failing to plan = planning to fail

By Dave Henning / September 29, 2020

“Failing to plan is planning to fail.  But when we trust our plans more than we trust God, our plans can keep us from pursuing Him and His will.  And sometimes our plans have to fail in order for God’s plans to succeed. . . .  But there’s life after failure.  The door of the […]


Open doors and closed doors – a package deal

By Dave Henning / February 20, 2018

“One of the promises of Scripture I pray most frequently is Revelation 3:7, and let me note up front that it’s a package deal.  You can’t pray for open doors without accepting closed doors.  After all, one usually leads to the other.”- Mark Batterson “These are the words of him who is holy and true, […]


Closed doors

By Dave Henning / September 17, 2015

“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write, The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens.”- Revelation 3:7 In Chapter 9 (“Thank God for Closed Doors) of All the Places to Go, John […]


Standing at the door

By Dave Henning / August 21, 2015

“Listen!  I am standing at the door, knocking; if you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to you and eat with you, and you with me.”- Revelation 3:20 (NRSV) Today John Ortberg concludes his presentation of ten common myths about doors in Chapter 4 of All the Places to Go. 9.  […]

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